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ˈtɛs təˌfaɪtes·ti·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. testify, attest, take the stand, bear witness(verb)

    give testimony in a court of law

  2. testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show(verb)

    provide evidence for

    "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"

Wiktionary

  1. testify(Verb)

    to make a declaration, or give evidence, under oath

    Etymology: From testifien, from testifier, from testificari, from testis + facere (see -fy).

  2. testify(Verb)

    to make a statement based on personal knowledge or faith

    Etymology: From testifien, from testifier, from testificari, from testis + facere (see -fy).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Testify(verb)

    to make a solemn declaration, verbal or written, to establish some fact; to give testimony for the purpose of communicating to others a knowledge of something not known to them

  2. Testify(verb)

    to make a solemn declaration under oath or affirmation, for the purpose of establishing, or making proof of, some fact to a court; to give testimony in a cause depending before a tribunal

  3. Testify(verb)

    to declare a charge; to protest; to give information; to bear witness; -- with against

  4. Testify(verb)

    to bear witness to; to support the truth of by testimony; to affirm or declare solemny

  5. Testify(verb)

    to affirm or declare under oath or affirmation before a tribunal, in order to prove some fact

  6. Testify(adverb)

    in a testy manner; fretfully; peevishly; with petulance

Freebase

  1. Testify

    Testify is alternative metal band P.O.D.'s sixth studio album and fourth major-label album. It was originally set for a December 2005 release but finally slated for January 24, 2006 by Atlantic Records. This is P.O.D.'s first major-label album not produced by Howard Benson. The full album was leaked to file-sharing networks on January 20, 2006, just four days before its release. It was also their last album with Jason Truby on guitar, before he left the band in December 2006. This album was also available in the Testify version with a bonus CD featuring commentary by the band on every song on the album, as well as four bonus songs and a remix that didn't make the album. The album's first single, "Goodbye for Now," went on to become the No. 1 music video on MTV's TRL and became P.O.D.'s unprecedented 4th No. 1 video. The song also enjoyed heavy play on the radio. Testify became the No. 1 selling Christian album on Billboard for several weeks and, as of May 2006, had been in the Top 25 for a total of 16 weeks. It opened at No. 9 on the Billboard 200 with 58,000 scans and has sold over 210,000 copies in the US and over 500,000 copies worldwide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Testify

    tes′ti-fī, v.t. to bear witness: to make a solemn declaration: to protest or declare a charge (with against).—v.t. to bear witness to: to affirm or declare solemnly or on oath:—pa.t. and pa.p. tes′tifīed.ns. Testif′icāte (Scots law), a solemn written assertion; Testificā′tion, the act of testifying or of bearing witness; Tes′tifier. [L. testificāritestis, a witness, facĕre, to make.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of testify in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of testify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of testify in a Sentence

  1. Mark Fallon:

    We need an independent counsel to take a look, with subpoena power and with the ability to have people testify under oath.

  2. Donna Rotunno:

    In a case where multiple women will be taking the stand to testify, it's a different dynamic when you have a female involved in the defense.

  3. Howard Erichson:

    Baby powder is as ubiquitous a product you can think of and there are lots of people who can testify they've been exposed to it.

  4. Jay Leno:

    I don't know why it's so hard to believe women, you to go Saudi Arabia and you need two women to testify against a man. Here you need 25.

  5. Gloria Allred:

    This is where the true accountability comes, when a person who is a victim is willing to testify in a court of law, we need victims to be brave.

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